Understanding our environment

Haley Burrill

Doctoral student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Graduate teaching assistant
Primary office:
785-864-1500
35 Takeru Higuchi Hall


Summary

Program: Bever/Schultz Laboratory
Advisor: Jim Bever, Senior Scientist, Kansas Biological Survey, and KU Foundation Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Academic degrees & experience
B.S., Plant Science, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2017
Undergraduate senior thesis, 2017: Treetronic electrical impedance scans of tanoaks exposed to sudden oak death. Awarded honors.
UC Conservation and Ecology in Practice: Immersive 50-day field course held at the University of California Reserve field stations across California, Fall 2016
Forest ecology research at the UC Santa Cruz Forest Ecology Research Plot (FERP) tagging and measuring woody plants; conducting leaf litter surveys, herpetology surveys, tree tomography scans (Gilbert lab)


Research area of focus
Plant-microbe ecology, mycorrhizal and pathogen influence on plant ecology and community dynamics
 


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